Grounded in the principles of Care, Innovate, and Thrive, Coerco has grown into the industry-leading powerhouse it is today.
Over the span of three decades, the company has hit numerous milestones, rooted in its dedication to research and development, leading to pioneering solutions. Initially focused on agriculture, Coerco has continually expanded its product range to cater to diverse sectors, including industrial, civil, and mining applications.
Driven by a pursuit of excellence and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, Coerco remains steadfast in providing high-quality products that endure the rugged conditions of the Australian outback. This tenacity has garnered the company a solid reputation as a trusted provider of polyethylene products, all while embodying Its core values.
Andrew and his father, Fred, started Dalwallinu Concrete, making concrete water tanks cast in metal moulds and bolted together onsite.
Andrew Jackson registered Rapid Plastics as a business name and in the same year, the first factory occupying 450 sq was built.
Rapid Plastics had the first small roto-moulding machine, marking the first poly venture.
Rapid Plastics installed the first large roto-moulding machine, allowing the team to build and deliver the first few batches of poly water tanks.
Rapid Plastics built the Brick offices. From a garden shed with an oversized air-conditioner unit to purpose built brick offices.
With the steady growth, we acquired our first medium roto-moulding machine.
Rapid Plastics became the sole Western Australia Poly Water Tank manufacturer to process their own polymer IN-HOUSE, with operations in Northam.
Multi-tech was established, a subsidiary of Rapid Plastics, to service the mining and industrial industry.
The company achieved Global ISO:9001 certification
We acquired Jabiru Industries, a roto-moulding business in Albany, to further expand our capacity.
Rapid Plastics built their third factory for mould storage.
The 1st bi-rotational machine was installed, bringing up the number of Rapid Plastics’ machines by 4.
We acquired Bushy Tanks, a roto-moulding company in Northam who manufactured rain water tanks and industrial chemical tanks for Western Australia.
Rapid Plastics and Multi-Tech merged to become Coerco
In 2016, to better reflect their diverse offerings across multiple industries, they evolved from Rapid Plastics to Coerco. Building upon its legacy as a leader in Australian polyethylene manufacturing, Coerco continues to innovate and explore new solutions for the mining and civil sectors, all while maintaining a keen focus on sustainability and environmental impact, and as a WA-owned and operated family business.
Shed 3 “Lean” project had its complete expansion and was when Coerco implemented Lean manufacturing
Coerco’s 500th 50,000 litre tank was made, which was quite a milestone as the first 50,000 litre tank was made just over two years ago.
Dalwallinu office had an office space extension, which is a clear sign that the Coerco family is growing exponentially
Great years of growth can’t go by without celebrating!
Establishment of the Perth based Office
The logistic yard for our fleet of trucks was completed.
Coerco installed a new oven.
Acquisition of Aquarius Wastewater Systems
From 1 truck to a fleet of 16x Delivery Vehicles.
From a 2,500-litre tank, we now offer a tank 20 times bigger (50,000 ltr water tank)
From 450sq/m to 11,000 sq/m of building.
Over 150x staff and counting
Coerco delivers liquid management solutions globally.